SfN Adjusts Themes and Topics for Future Annual Meetings

Each year, scientific abstracts submitted to the SfN annual meeting are slotted into relevant themes and topics by the Program Committee, whose members organize and create sessions for the meeting. The committee annually evaluates the themes to ensure that the breadth of the field is covered and that no one theme or topic area is over- or underrepresented in the scientific program. As a result of that analysis, the committee has made changes that will go into effect for the 2016 meeting. Reorganization of Meeting Themes for Neuroscience 2016 Recognizing that disease-related presentations, including posters and symposia/minisymposia, significantly outnumbered other themes at the meeting in recent years, the Program Committee has implemented the largest reorganization of the themes and topics in recent history. Beginning next year, scientists who study basic…


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